K for Kanchipuram Idli – Kancheepuram Idli – Kanchivaram Idli

I did not need to think more than 5 minutes to decide that I was doing Kancheepuram idli for K. I did not change this alphabet even once and made sure I was making it. This was something I wanted

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J For Jevvarisi Payasam – Javvarisi Thengai Paal Payasam – Sago Kheer with Coconut Milk – Sabudana Coconut Milk Kheer

  Even before I talk about the recipe or the choice for today, I have a confession to make. I have never made Jevvarasi payasam in my life though it is one of my favorite. I have to say, I

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I for Inji Marappa – Inji Murappa – Inji Mittai – Candied Ginger – Ginger Candy

Inji marappa or ginger candy is a very famous road side candy that is very common in Tamil Nadu. Many times when traveling on long distance bus, you hear the vendors see these candies. I was never a fan of

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F for Fruit kesari – Mixed Fruit kesari

My boys love kesari and I quite often make rava kesari at home. Pineapple kesari also known as the pineapple pudding is very famous in weddings and I have eaten them quite often. I love the texture of this particular

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E for Ellu Urundai – Sesame Balls with Jaggery

  For the alphabet E, I wanted to make something out of ellu / sesame for sure. The first thing that came to my mind was Ellu Urundai, but I was very reluctant to make it as we make it

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D for Dosai Milagai Podi – Spiced Chili Powder for Dosai and Idli

Dosai Milagai podi also known as chili powder for idli and dosai is something that you will find in every South Indian pantry. This is one thing that we can never run out of. This year started as a very

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B for Badam Burfi – Badam Katli – Almond Burfi

  Making burfis always gives me a jitter. Having said this, I make burfis very often as my kids love it and yes, I have made blunders, but I have had many successes too. The best part about burfi (or

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A for Athirsam – Adhirasam – Athirasam – Beginning of Month Long A-Z Tamil Nadu Mega Marathon – Journey Through The Cuisines

  It is April and I am beginning my month long mega marathon with my beloved group Blogging Marathon. If you are first time visitor, this month long marathon happens twice a year where we blog non-stop for the whole

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Mixed Vegetable Poricha Kuzhambu – Mixed Vegetable Poricha Kootu

I am working on recipes (gravies) that do not have tomatoes in them. South Indian kootu’s are the perfect kind of vehicle when cooking without tomatoes. I love Poricha kuzhambu and the most frequent vegetable that I use is podalangai

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Thatta Payiru Kuzhambu – Karamani Kara Kuzhambu – Black Eyed Peas Kuzhambu

I absolutely love making different kinds of kuzhambu. Lately I have been cooking a lot with karamani / black eyed peas. Growing up I only ate a couple of dishes with karamani in it, like the Karadayan Nombu adai and

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